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Robin is the author of For All Who Wander, her relatable memoir about wrestling with doubt that reads much like a conversation with a friend. She's as Southern as sugar-shocked tea, married to her college sweetheart, and has three children. An empty nester with a full life, she's determined to...

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  1. My truth about about Easter and Christmas go together as they are the best stories in the Bible about Jesus. The Best things God ever did for us. The best present he could ever give us his son Jesus being born as baby in a manager. God choose for him to be born that way with no fancy Aires or Graces. Just a humbled way too show he is just human like me and you. He didn’t need any fancy place to be born. Then the stories doesn’t end there the Easter story came to go along to with the Christmas story. Jesus went on to show his love to the world yet again. By going to the Cross for this world. What greater love could we ask for in these two stories. I say Amen too that. Love Dawn xxx thank you for excellent reading also.

    • Dawn,

      Truly, the miracles embodied in God’s incarnation, and then his life and death unto resurrection, are the best true stories we’ve received and get to re-tell. The manger, the cross, and best of all, an empty tomb! Death could not hold him…to God be the glory!

      • So true Death could not hold the Savior of the world. When you look at the empty tomb. As you say Robin. Everyone commits are brilliant about Jesus. Jesus what a brilliant name. What wonderful love he had for us mankind. You know what one day he is coming back again. One day as it says in his word I just love this also. Every knee bow and claim Jesus is Lord. What more can we say about that. Love Dawn xxx

  2. For me, Easter always points to the paradoxical truths of great power yielded up with great humility in order to secure our great salvation. Even this week, coming screeching into Good Friday from a family vacation and feeling as if I’m clueless and behind, I’m finding my way into celebration with the remarkable realization that Christ’s death and resurrection are not only gifts in themselves, but also prelude to a greater gift– amazing grace and eternal life!
    Easter blessings to you, Robin!

    • What a beautiful remembrance, Michele…good gifts yielding to even greater gifts. If only we always remembered! Blessings to you, friend <3.

  3. My Easter truth is that I know Jesus loves me. Jesus loves me everyday. He loves me in and out of season, Jesus loves me and he loves you to

  4. I remember my childhood’s Easters of finding eggs, lunch with my extended and family. This year is a little different since I am an adult; there is no egg hunt for me and my extended family is in different cities, this year. I get to keep one tradition of going to my church’s Sunrise service with my dad.

  5. One year I won a bicycle in an Easter egg hunting contest in a local shopping mall parking lot. It was a boys’ bike, but they traded it for a girls’. I was barely old enough to be in the older group of kids (maybe 5 years old?) and people felt sorry for me because I was little and only found about three eggs. But I found the one!

  6. Robin,
    Thank-you for sharing these touching, beautiful words this morning. You have expressed so clearly Jesus’s love, patience, and kindness.That’s what I felt last Easter during my son’s stay at the hospital as he had his young life renewed. It’s an Easter I will forever be grateful to God for.
    I hope that you all have a blessed day and Easter

  7. Robin,

    I don’t have many memories of Easters past-except for singing cantatas with the older people in choir. My family has always lived in separate states. It was usually mom, dad & I. Now our church is having a “SON” rise service at 9am with breakfast to follow. Then we will hear the cantata the choir & youth have worked on. Then it’s over to my pastor’s house for dinner. My sweet hubby works weekends. I will get some food for him. The fellowship will be nice. Easter is more than just a celebration. It is a new life given to us by our Savior. He left the splendor of Heaven to come down & live in the messy middle between two Edens. He chose to bear ALL the pain unto the cross. Best part “He’s Alive & we’re forgiven-Heavens gates are open wide!! Praising God for a precious gift of grace, mercy & a NEW HOME in Heaven with Jesus!!

    Blessings 🙂

  8. Thanks for this Robin! I find it comforting that He never changes…He is the same “yesterday, today and forever”. And equally as comforting, now that I’m getting older ;), that He is with me even “to the end of the age”.
    Happy Resurrection Day!
    He is Risen!

  9. Hello Robin,

    Thank you for sharing your Easter traditions. I too had pastel dresses and I still love the idea of cute dresses for girls. Comfortable cute dresses 🙂 Growing up, “King of Kings” was always watched. I would cry that Lord Jesus died for me and other people. I was very young, but I still cried. Of course, Easter baskets with yummy candy. Church early. Big supper later in the day with ‘just’ us or our extended family.
    I found myself thinking about my childhood around this Easter and Christmas 2018 more than other years for some reason. I delighted in my childhood memories and decided I MUST have some sort of traditions. Easter was small and friends who have no one nearby to celebrate with came to our home and celebrated with us.
    My husband talked about Lord Jesus and all He did for us. He explained many things and answered questions since there were 2 Catholics and an atheist. All in all, it was a great supper <3
    I love what Lord Jesus did for us, even me…the least of the worthy. I still cry that He had to suffer and die, but I understand that it was all in God's plan.
    Much love to you <3